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Maria Darwish

Title: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303641

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About Maria Darwish

Maria Darwish is a PhD Candidate in Gender Studies at Örebro University. In her PhD thesis, she investigates ecofascism's relationship to gender, love and nature.


She holds a master's degree in Gender Studies from the University of Oslo, and her MA thesis dealt with the intersection of far right extremism, environmentalism and masculinity.  Her research interests include (neo-)Nazism, fascism, ideology, racism, critical animal studies, human ecology and human-nature issues such as veganism and climate change. 

She is also a peer reviewer for the journal Men and Masculinities. 



Darwish, M. (2021). Nature, Masculinities, Care and the Far-Right. In M. Hultman & P. Pulé (Eds.), Men, Masculinities, and Earth Contending with the (m)Anthropocene. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Darwish, M. (2018). Green neo-Nazism: Examining the intersection of masculinity, far-right extremism and environmentalism in the Nordic Resistance Movement (Master’s thesis). University of Oslo: Norway.